Pakistan 2010

Shifa International Hospital

October 29
Islamabad, PAKISTAN
The division of neurology at Shifa International Hospital in Islamabad is going to host a Public Awareness Program on World Stroke Day, October 29, 2010 between 10 am to 11:30 am. The program will include introduction to stroke symptoms, and signs, discussion of the message of World Stroke Day 2010, and education about stroke risk factors and stroke prevention.

Our local faculty will participate including Dr. Ismail Khatri, and Dr. Arsalan Ahmad. We have also invited Dr. Arshad Majid, stroke specialist from Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA to participate in our Public Awareness Program. He will also deliver a grand round to medical staff of the hospital on October 27, 2010.

Invitation to general public will be made through posters, bill boards, television and newspaper advertisements.
Contact Details:
Shifa International Hospital
Dr. Ismail A. Khatri
Pitras Bokhari Road, Sector H-8/4, Islamabad
Islamabad 46000
Work Phone: (92-51) 460-3175
Fax: (92-51) 486-3182
E-mail Address:

Pakistan Society Of Neurology

On the occasion of World Stroke Day 2010, the Pakistan Society of Neurology will be organizing:

1. Public Awareness Programs will be organized by the national neurology body, i.e. Pakistan Society of Neurology in collaboration with Pakistan Stroke Society, Neurology Awareness & Research Foundation (NARF) & Falij Control Program (FCP) at Department of Neurology JPMC on:
- Wednesday, October 27 2009, at 12pm
- and, at the JPMC Najmuddin Auditorium & Jinnah Medical College on October 29, 2010 in

2. A flyer about the awareness of stroke will be published & distributed among the general public.

3. A press conference will be held on October 26,2010 Tuesday at the Karachi Press Club from 3:00 to 3:30pm. It will be addressed by the office bearers of the Pakistan Society of Neurology.

4. A screening camp (sugar, blood pressure & cholesterol) about the risk factors of stroke i.e., Hypertension, Diabetes & Cholesterol will be organized at KPC for the health journalists on October26, 2010.

5. A newspaper advertisement will be published on Oct 24, 2010.
Contact Details:
Dr. Abdul Malik
43-44 Defence Gardens, DHA, Phase-1
Karachi 75500
Work Phone: 92215314137 (10am-8pm)
E-mail Address:


October 29
The following activities are planned in several cities across Pakistan:

- Conference/seminars to healthcare

- Blood pressure, sugar and cholesterol screenings camps

- Public awareness programs

- Public awareness materials (posters, pamphlet)

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